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Weekly Roundup of GovCon News — New Appointments, Data Breach Advice and More

Weekly Roundup of GovCon News — New Appointments, Data Breach Advice and More

From the Publisher, Jim Garrettson We strive to cover all aspects of the news that government contractors find relevant across several online sites and our quarterly print magazine, GovConExec. Here… Read more »

Intel Veteran Gen. Michael Hayden to Speak at Potomac Officers Club Luncheon

Intel Veteran Gen. Michael Hayden to Speak at Potomac Officers Club Luncheon

Gen. Michael V. Hayden spent more than four decades serving his country. He has dedicated 41 years of service in the U.S. Air Force and 10 years of service as… Read more »

Commerce Department Introduces NSTIC to Protect E-Commerce Industry

Commerce Department Introduces NSTIC to Protect E-Commerce Industry

Point, click, buy has become somewhat more complicated as online commerce has transformed into a multimillion-dollar enterprise. And the White House is actively working to ensure the cyber safety of… Read more »

IPv6 — Are We There Yet? Yes, Some Say

IPv6 — Are We There Yet? Yes, Some Say

In a Sept. 28, 2010 memo, federal CIO Vivek Kundra laid out specific steps for agencies to expedite the operational deployment and use of IPv6 — the so-called Next Generation Net,… Read more »

UMUC Hosts Gala to Highlight Cyber Programs, Fund Scholarships to Future Cyber Warriors

UMUC Hosts Gala to Highlight Cyber Programs, Fund Scholarships to Future Cyber Warriors

The University of Maryland University College is presenting An Evening in Cyberspace, a black-tie gala that will bring together leaders from industry and government, scholars, researchers and practitioners to celebrate… Read more »

USIS CEO Bill Mixon on New Advisory Board, Shifting GovCon Market

USIS CEO Bill Mixon on New Advisory Board, Shifting GovCon Market

USIS recently announced the creation of an advisory board made up of senior leaders in government and industry to help develop business opportunities and to provide guidance on how best… Read more »

US Firms Eye Israel's 'Silicon Wadis' for Tech Investments

US Firms Eye Israel's 'Silicon Wadis' for Tech Investments

Fueled by venture-capital investment in industries like  communications, IT and green technology, Israel’s high-tech industry has in recent years become a worldwide leader, and more U.S. companies are eyeing the… Read more »

Melissa Hathaway to Keynote Potomac Officers Club Luncheon

Melissa Hathaway to Keynote Potomac Officers Club Luncheon

Cybersecurity expert Melissa Hathaway will be delivering a keynote speech at the Potomac Officers Club luncheon held March 24. Hathaway, who’s currently president of Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC, and senior… Read more »

Fresh Crop of 340 Undecillion IP Addresses Now Available

Fresh Crop of 340 Undecillion IP Addresses Now Available

It’s official: The Internet recently ran out of IPv4 Internet addresses. But fear not, there’s a new round of addresses and it looks like they won’t exhaust anytime soon, with… Read more »

Internet Kill Switch Possible?

Internet Kill Switch Possible?

The Egyptian government’s multiday deactivation of the Internet, in the wake of the turmoil in the country, have raised concerns and questions about whether the U.S. government could block Internet… Read more »

'Insider Threat'- the Perfect Storm

'Insider Threat'- the Perfect Storm

Watching the trends and waves of popular evolutionary Internet patterns in government contracting from a publisher’s desk, the WikiLeaks story has created a booming crash on the beach of  fear,… Read more »

Are New PCI Regulations Necessary?

Are New PCI Regulations Necessary?

While organizational conflicts of interest has generated buzz over the recent Pentagton ruling, personal conflict of interest (PCI), which appears to be more restrictive, seems to be more damaging to… Read more »

iPad Hype Gives GovCon Firms New Opportunities

iPad Hype Gives GovCon Firms New Opportunities

The iPad undoubtedly became one of the most-hyped products of last year, with a seemingly never-ending popularity. When legions of government employees embrace what some have dubbed the new BlackBerry… Read more »

The Evolution of the Whistle-Blower: From Civil War to WikiLeaks

The Evolution of the Whistle-Blower: From Civil War to WikiLeaks

Think whistle-blower, and you’ll more than likely conjure up an image of a government worker who wants to shed light on an internal problem or a moral dilemma. These days,… Read more »

Online Health Records: Are Yours Secure?

Online Health Records: Are Yours Secure?

As America’s healthcare industry scurries to transition from paper medical records to electronic counterparts and meeting the 2015 meaningful-use requirements, experts raise flags about the security and warn about the… Read more »

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